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Decades of Dance

A Vocabulary of Music Steps and Styles

By John Jacobson

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A Vocabulary of Music Steps and Styles. Composed by John Jacobson. ExpressiveArts. Elementary, Classroom Resources, Educational, Choreography, Choral Resources. DVD. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9970644).

Item Number: HL.9970644

ISBN 1423402405. 5.5x7.5 inches.

Move through the decades of American popular music with this easy-to-follow DVD featuring the Doctor of Dance, John Jacobson! Decades of Dance features step-by-step visual instructions for over 75 different dances in a number of styles that became popular from the 20s, 30s, 40s – all the way to the present day. An informational booklet is included with a complete list of steps and historic background on the different dance styles presented. And the submenus on the DVD allow you to go directly to the move you need! From the Waltz, Samba or Tango to the Jitterbug, Grapevine or Soft Shoe, this vocabulary of steps will serve as an excellent starting point for creating your own combinations of dance and for all kinds of staging endeavors. Once you know a few basic steps, it's easy! Available: DVD (with informational booklet). For Gr. 4-12.

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